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Top 10 Indian Greens for Healthy Meals

  By posted Nov 12th 2012
Recipes

Coriander Leaves


Famous, favorite and familiar greens for any Indian! Name it and one can recite a range of recipes which are incomplete without coriander leaves. A very good source of Vitamin C and K, β-carotene (meets more than 100% of the RDA), and calcium (50% of the RDA). Furnishes folate also. Of course, a very low calorie green, available for use by all means.

Kothimbir wadi – (serves 4, 150 kcals/serving)


Ingredients



  • 3 cups coriander leaves, chopped

  • 2 cups besan

  • ½ cup onion, fine chopped

  • 1 clove garlic

  • 3-4 green chillies

  • A pinch turmeric powder

  • ¼ tsp cumin seeds

  • 1 tbsp oil

  • Red chilly powder to taste

  • Salt to taste

  • For tadka –

  • 2 teaspoon oil

  • ½ tsp sesame seeds



Method



  • Coarsely grind green chillies and garlic together.

  • Heat 1 tbsp oil in a non-stick pan and splutter cumin seeds.

  • Then add chilly and garlic paste and sauté a bit.

  • Add onion and sauté till it turns pink.

  • Add salt (very little), turmeric, coriander leaves to the mixture and cook for a couple of minutes on medium flame. Pour it in a bowl and allow it to cool.

  • Take besan, salt, turmeric, red chilly powder and the above mixture and make a hard dough with water.

  • Roll this dough into a ½ inch thick roti and cut it into rectangle wadis.

  • Steam the wadis in a steamer and then remove it off the flame.

  • Garnish it with the tadka of sesame seeds and serve hot as it is or with tomato chutney.


 

 

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